Reference Entry

Scott, John, first earl of Eldon (1751–1838), lord chancellor

E. A. Smith

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Scott, John, first earl of Eldon (1751–1838), lord chancellor, was born on 4 June 1751 in Love Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, the third son and eighth of thirteen children of William Scott (1696/7–1776), a ‘hoastman’ or coal factor, and his second wife, Jane (...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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